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  1. Southern tier fly fishing: Events keep anglers hopeful for spring fly fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Old Man Winter continued his grip on the Southern Tier this past week. Temperatures seemed almost bottomless.

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  2. Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard StanleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LA Weekly

    The 1977 Burt Lancaster version of The Island of Dr. Moreau was the first movie South African director Richard Stanley ever saw, and the furious boy wanted his money back. He loved the H.G. Wells novel about a mad scientist surgically blurring the line between human and beast, and years later, after his first two cult-hit horror films - Hardware and Dust Devil - earned him enough creative cachet to get his own version of Moreau green-lit, he went for it with headlong fervor.

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  3. The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    From the beginning, nobody loved "The Sound of Music" but the audience. When it was announced that Ernest Lehman would write a script based on the Broadway hit, Burt Lancaster told him: "Jesus, you must need the money."

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  4. Hooray for HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Jerusalem Post

    ... now in my mind's eye as they appeared on our black-andwhite TV set in Montreal in 1958: young and handsome, Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, dressed in tuxedos, doing a song and dance number called "It's Great Not To Be Nominated." It's interesting, ...

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  5. Bad Moon Rising: A Clifford Odets Revival, Limply Written, Hits the StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The New York Observer

    ... and throw it away." Twenty years later, in the electrifying movie Sweet Smell of Success , gossip columnist Burt Lancaster says to duplicitous press agent Tony Curtis, "I'd hate to take a bite out of you-you're a cookie laced with arsenic." Hard to ...

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  6. Joan Rivers Oscar snub. The Academy's decision was right. She was NOT an actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Examiner.com

    ... main film credit was as writer/director on 1978's Rabbit Test (it was a huge flop), her cameo in the the 1968 Burt Lancaster film The Swimmer was worse. And do you really remember her role in Spaceballs ? People are moaning that Joan had a right not ...

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  7. Wednesday snow could fall heavily, quickly on Charlotte areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Charlotte Observer

    The wintry blast that forecasters say will again dump snow on the Charlotte-metro area is expected to start as rain Wednesday evening before turning into a heavy band of the white stuff that could fall quickly and make roads treacherous. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of the day, predicting that rain will start falling sometime after 5 p.m. That rain will fall for about an hour or two before transitioning into snow between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., said National Weather Service meteorologist Patrick Moore.

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  8. Joan Rivers Oscar snub. She was NOT an actress. The Academy's decision was rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Examiner.com

    ... main film credit was as writer/director on 1978's Rabbit Test (it was a huge flop), her cameo in the the 1968 Burt Lancaster film was worse. And do you really remember her role in Spaceballs ? People are moaning that Joan had a right not to be ...

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  9. Fired Genius Behind Disastrous '96 Island of Dr. Moreau Vows an X-Rated RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | LA Weekly

    The 1977 Burt Lancaster version of The Island of Dr. Moreau was the first movie South African director Richard Stanley ever saw, and the furious boy wanted his money back. He loved the H.G. Wells novel about a mad scientist surgically blurring the line between human and beast, and years later, after his first two cult hit horror films Hardware and Dust Devil earned him enough creative cache to get his own version of Moreau green-lit, he went for it with headlong fervor.

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  10. Oscars defends Joan Rivers In Memoriam snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business News

    ... Fashion Police TV series for E! Rivers appeared in a number of films including John Waters' Serial Mom, the Burt Lancaster film The Swimmer, and The Muppets Take Manhattan. However, the Academy did acknowledge the British actor Bob Hoskins , star of ...

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  11. Oscars 2015 Joan Rivers snub: Fans outraged as comedienne is left out ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... was best known for her stand-up routines, and hosting skills, she also starred in several films including Burt Lancaster's The Swimmer, The Muppets Take Manhattan and John Waters' Serial Mom. Fans were quick to react on social networks, with one ...

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  12. Tombstone rich in western historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Jackson Sun

    ... the first major movie about the conflict. But "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral," released in 1957 and starring Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas put Tombstone tourism back on the map. The actual gunfight on Oct. 26, 1881, did not occur at the O.K. Corral ...

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  13. Southern tier fly fishing: Fly fishing events heating up as Spring approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Examiner.com

    Area creeks are completely frozen over in most areas and even worse than this picture of Nanticoke Creek from February of 2011. It's hard to believe that Spring is just a month away.

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  14. On the market: Colonial blends classic and contemporary stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    The in-ground swimming pool and pool house of a property on Congress Street were seen in the 1968 film "The Swimmer," starring Academy Award-winning actor Burt Lancaster , who swam in the pool. Another Congress Street house had a cameo in the original 1975 "The Stepford Wives," starring Katherine Ross , .

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  15. Trip Talk: Addition of March 22 trip to Philadelphia area art museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Philadelphia: March 22, Barnes Foundation Art Museum and Brandywine River Art Museum ; $85; buy your own breakfast and lunch, available in both museums. Franklin County Art Alliance; download form at bit.ly/1EXmWCx or call Karen Papouschek at 264-3138.

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  16. The Uneasy Business of Selling Slot Machines in Gambling-Free TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Dallas Observer

    Unless you are wagering on horses , within the boundaries of the Kickapoo Indian reservation or placing bets directly with the state , gambling is illegal in Texas; after all, vice cops need to have something to do when they're not busting hookers, and besides, the lottery functions much better without private competition. It's perfectly legal, however, to buy and sell what the state terms a "gambling device" -- i.e. any slot machine, 8-liner, or other contraption that accepts people's money and occasionally spits some back out.

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  17. England need to improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Sky Sports

    England have made a winning start to the Six Nations but there is the potential to improve - and that should be the focus ahead of the Ireland game, says Sky Sports pundit Will Greenwood. The theme that came out from last weekend is that the fans weren't entirely convinced by the win over Italy; they were expecting more.

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  18. 'From Here To Eternity' a look into peacetime army lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | New York Daily News

    ... "From Here To Eternity" four stars in 1953. Frank Sinatra surprises with "the sincerity of his performance". Burt Lancaster kisses Deborah Kerr passionately in a beach scene in the 1953 movie "From Here To Eternity." The film received 13 nominations ...

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  19. Trip Talk: Trips and tours through January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Philadelphia: March 2, 186th Philadelphia Flower Show, dinner; $84; Hagerstown Community College Continuing Education and Business Services Division; 500-2236, or www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/flowershow . Paradise: March 19, "Squabbles" comedy at Rainbow Dinner Theatre; leave 9;15 a.m., return 5 p.m.; Franklin County AARP 2287; Esther Wagner at 709-2831.

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  20. Kevin Cuneo: Trost comes home to ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Erie Times News

    ... Achievement Center Trivia Night reminded me that William Bendix appeared at the theater's grand opening. Burt Lancaster also visited there on a promotional tour for "From Here to Eternity" in 1953, and, best of all, I remember going to see the Three ...

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